Dr Edith Patouillard is a health economist at the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Malaria Programme. Before joining WHO in 2014, Dr Patouillard worked for nine years at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in the Health Economics and Systems Analysis Unit of the Department of Global Health and Development. Her current work at WHO concentrates on tracking and analyzing domestic and international aid flows directed to malaria control and elimination; estimating global investment targets and national resource needs for malaria elimination; and evaluating the cost-effectiveness of malaria control interventions and economic benefits of malaria control and elimination programs. Dr Patouillard has worked and lived in Cambodia, Swaziland, Tanzania, and Zambia. Dr Patouillard earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Health Economics from LSHTM, a master’s of Science in Economics and Management of Health Systems from the University Paris Sorbonne, and a postgraduate degree in International Economics from the University Paris IX Dauphine.